Nathpa Jakhari power project resumes production after four days



Shimla (July 27): India’s biggest hydropower project, Nathpa Jakhari power project, resumed its production after halting for four days due surge in water level and silt in water, project spokesperson VK Verma told HimVani.

Production was resumes at 1.30 in the afternoon today after the turbines were shut down on Sunday night after surge in water level up to 1,600 cumcs and silt level to 22,000 part per million. Now water level has come down to 600 cumcs and silt at 4,500 ppm.

He said that all the six turbines of the 1,500 MW project are operational now. The 600 MW Karcham Wangto project after remained out of productions for last four days resumed power generation today.

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